18 Jul 2011

Mitchell and English Fundraise for SurfAid in Grueling Molokai to Oahu Paddle

Jamie Mitchell (l) and Jackson English (r) - doing the hard yards for SurfAid. Photo: Dana Edmunds danafoto.com

Jamie Mitchell, the 9x Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship winner, and fellow elite paddler Jackson English have joined forces to raise money for SurfAid International in this year’s grueling 32-mile (51.5 km) Hawaiian race, which will be contested on Sunday 31 July.

Mitchell, 34, from Currumbin, Queensland, Australia, is shooting for 10 wins in a row across the Ka’iwi Channel, which is one of the most challenging stretches of water in the world. ...read more